The 2022 Queen Elizabeth II Tribute Gold Sovereign Range

queen elizabeth II

We were all saddened to hear that Queen Elizabeth II passed away on 8th of September. Her Late Majesty has been part of our lives for such a long time that it almost seemed that she may have continued reigning ‘forever’. Of course, this is not possible, and we are now faced with the hard reality of that truth.

For some it may seem ‘too soon’ to start talking about celebrating her life and legacy, but now that we have moved past the original shock, it’s time to be grateful for what was an incredible seventy years of service to the British people. A new series of sovereign coins have just been announced in tribute to the life of service and devotion of Queen Elizabeth II. Introducing The 2022 Queen Elizabeth II Tribute Gold Sovereign Range, and in particular, the one-eighth sovereign…

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The Striking of Bi-Metallic Coins

Bi-Metallic Coins

Our latest release, the 2022 St George and the Dragon Bi-Metallic Gold Sovereign Range, are the world’s first gold sovereign coins to be struck using two types of solid 22 carat gold, also known as bi-metallic. We are already familiar with bi-metallic coins in circulation. However, this is the first time this technically demanding form of striking has been attempted with gold coins.

In our latest blog, we will be exploring the process of striking bi-metallic coins.

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The Most Significant St George & the Dragon Gold Coins

St George and the Dragon

It’s now well over two-hundred years since the first modern sovereign appeared, with St George slaying the dragon as its motif. In 1821, Benedetto Pistrucci’s classical depiction first appeared and it is remarkable that this design still appears on gold sovereigns produced today.

The tale of St George vanquishing his foe has an enduring relationship with gold sovereign coins and one that is anchored in over two centuries of tradition. Here, we will be exploring ten of the most significant St George and the Dragon gold coins as mentioned by coin specialist Peter Hutchison.

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